Hy Brasil

Pixel Mapping | Motion Design

Hy Brasil is a project about islands and transience, developed for Drop Everything on Inis Oirr off the Atlantic Coast of Ireland.The realisation of the project was a pixel-mapped array of 49 steel sculptures.


Client: Drop Everything
Venue: Inis Oirr Beach, Aran Islands
Date: May 2014


HyBrasil explores the shifting boundaries of sand, people and wandering rocks that form the islands of our experiences.

Pixel Mapping and Motion Design Ireland

The piece itself was designed in Dublin, fabricated in Offaly, and constructed on the beach in Inis Oirr.

It consisted of a three-dimensional steel and LED field/array and stereo audio

Pixel Mapping Motion Design
Pixel Mapping Motion Design Aran Islands


The LEDs were driven by Pixel Pusher over ArtNet using a Catalyst media server.

The Audio was driven through concealed environmental speakers using a Catalyst media server.

Pixel Mapping Motion Graphics Galway Bay
Pixel Mapping Motion Design on the beach
Pixel Mapping Motion Graphics Spectacular View

Conceived and developed by: 
Anthony Murphy
Baz Holden
Brian Kenny
Michael Glennon
Mick Murray
Pat Murray
and Tom O'Dea
Photo: Mark McGuinness & Conal Thomson
Additional Footage: Alex King